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Early barrage carries USA to Women's World Cup title

The USA stunned Japan with four straight goals in the opening 16 minutes and never looked back to win its third Women's World Cup and first since 1999.

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Sources: Pistons, G Jackson agree to $80M deal

The Detroit Pistons have re-signed restricted free agent point guard Reggie Jackson to a five-year, $80 million contract, sources told ESPN.com.

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USA's amazing performance (2:28)
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Schaap: Ted Jackson's unique marathon journey

Ted Jackson isn't your average marathoner, but the pudgy Briton who favors gyros and french fries has an iron will that allowed him to run seven marathons on seven continents in seven days.

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2015 ESPY Day Auction

Golf with Chris Berman, spend a day with Mike & Mike in Bristol or watch the Mavs with Mark Cuban. Bid on these and more amazing experiences and support The V Foundation for cancer research.

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NL All-Star outfield starters
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The top votegetters for the National League:

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NL All-Star infield starters
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The top votegetters for the National League:

  • 1B Paul Goldschmidt, D'backs
  • 2B Dee Gordon, Marlins
  • SS Jhonny Peralta, Cardinals
  • 3B Todd Frazier, Reds
  • C Buster Posey, Giants
  • Watch All-Star selection show

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U.S. shatters records in win over Japan
Women's World Cup 

An offensive barrage in the first 15 minutes of the match built a big lead against Japan, eventually netting the USWNT a World Cup title -- and some records along the way. Key stats

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Jordan Zimmermann exits with lead

The Nats starter allowed just 1 ER vs. San Francisco on 3 hits through 7 IP as he left the game with the 2-1 lead. Nats RHP David Carpenter is in to pitch the 8th. Live on ESPN, WatchESPN

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Wilson Ramos' go-ahead homer
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The Nationals catcher hit his 8th HR of the season to put his team up 2-1 in the 6th vs. the Giants.

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ESPN sources say Omri Casspi and Kings are nearing agreement on a two-year, $6 million deal to keep the popular swingman in Sacramento

Wilson Ramos gives Nats the lead

The catcher hit a solo shot off Giants RHP George Kontos to put the Nats up 2-1 in the bottom of the 6th. The Nationals are looking for their third straight sweep at home. Live on ESPN, WatchESPN

Huge offensive night seals win for Angels
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It was 12-1 by the 5th, and though the Rangers fought back late to make it 12-6, the Angels' bats were too much. RF Kole Calhoun ended with 4 RBIs, and 6 other Angels had at least 1 RBI to complete the 3-game sweep. Box score

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Carli Lloyd on her 16-minute hat trick
Women's World Cup 

"I feel like I blacked out for the first 30 minute of that game. ... There was something different in the air with our team the last few days. There was no hesitation, no doubt." (via ESPN's Jeff Carlisle)

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ESPN sources say newly unrestricted free agent Cory Joseph is closing in on a deal with the Toronto Raptors

Pierre-Paul injury reportedly not serious
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Giants DE Jason Pierre-Paul injured his hands in a fireworks accident in South Florida, according to ESPN sources and multiple reports. A source tells ESPN that Pierre-Paul has bad burns on his palm and tips of three fingers. One finger is being checked for nerve damage, but the source said it is believed Pierre-Paul will be fine.

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When Scherzer doesn't start, he plays
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Max Scherzer might be missing Shark Week, but it looks like he's having fun with his teammates -- and getting pampered like crazy -- in the dugout of tonight's game vs. the Giants.

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Japan not surprised Lloyd shined in final
Women's World Cup 

Japan coach Norio Sasaki on Carli Lloyd, who scored a hat trick in the first 16 minutes of the match: "She always does this to us."

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